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B.C. reports 108 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 3:21 PDT, Tue June 15, 2021

B.C. health authorities reported 108 new cases of COVID-19 today, four of which are epidemiologically linked. Since the pandemic began, B.C. has recorded 146,561 cases.

For the second time in a week, there were no new virus-related deaths reported today.

Of the new cases, 11 are in the Vancouver Coastal Health region (including Richmond), 53 in the Fraser Health region, four in the Island Health region, 37 in the Interior Health region and three in the Northern Health region.

There are 1,496 active cases of COVID-19 in B.C. and 139 of those people are hospitalized, 39 of whom are in intensive care. 

To date, 4,102,905 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in B.C.; 657,491 of those are second doses. This means 76.1 per cent of all adults in B.C. and 74.4 per cent of those 12 and older have received their first dose of a vaccine.

Health authorities reported one healthcare facility outbreak over. Active outbreaks continue at five long-term care, assisted living and independent living facilities.

For the latest medical updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and to find a testing centre near you: http://www.bccdc.ca/ or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

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